36ONE first to launch on LISP

The 36ONE SNN Retail Hedge Fund (RIF) has become the first single-manager hedge fund in South Africa to launch on a LISP (linked investment...

Independent Alternatives extends process

Hogan and Chapinduka launch short-biased equity strategy and long-only unit trust as part of multi-strategy range

Mergence increases Africa reach

Mergence puts innovative private equity model to work in Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland and Botswana, and is exploring opportunities elsewhere in sub-Saharan Africa, including Ghana and Zambia

Wine fund opens for second tranche

Stellenbosch-based Kinsey-Quick Capital Management is opening its global wine fund to new and existing investors as of September 30, and has capacity for a further R40 million

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Nitrogen makes steady progress

The Nautilus Nitrogen Retail Hedge Fund has generated a net annualised return since inception 12 years ago of more than 13%

Paragon algo-driven fund on track

The Paragon quantitative multi-strategy fund has successfully launched as a regulated qualified investor fund (QIF) as of March 1. The fund is managed by Evan...

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Private equity finds Africa ex-SA opportunity

Private equity investors are shifting their focus away from South Africa and finding opportunities to capture growth in the rest of the continent, RisCura research finds

Hedge fund strategies: The top papers of 2018

Read the latest research on hedge funds and the alternative industry, gleaned from around the world, courtesy of Savvy Investor, in partnership with HedgeNews Africa

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Investor appetite for hedge funds is soaring

Net demand is highest in at least three years, survey finds

Consortium inks Mazi Macquarie deal

The new majority black-owned and female-led enterprise is well positioned to provide South African institutional investors with access to a leading equities brokerage

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Mergence increases Africa reach

Mergence puts innovative private equity model to work in Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland and Botswana, and is exploring opportunities elsewhere in sub-Saharan Africa, including Ghana and Zambia

Mkhize outlines EPPF’s aims

HedgeNews Africa sits down with Ndabezinhle Mkhize, chief investment officer of the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund. Mkhize joined the EPPF in 2014 as...

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Northshore plans global multi-strat

Northshore Capital has assembled a strong team to manage the Empyrean Global Thematic Equity Fund, an actively managed global multi-strategy hedge fund. The fund is...

Peregrine Capital adds to investment team

With Peregrine Capital celebrating its 20th birthday later this year, it has hired a new investment analyst to support their tried and tested investment process....

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